The Sea Cadet Corps, founded in at the turn of the century, is an organisation for boys and girls, 10-18 years old, providing a range of physical and mental activities with a naval flavour, aimed at developing youngsters with a sense of purpose and character as well as a spirit of adventure.
It is a national voluntary youth organisation and a registered charity with over 400 Units in the UK. Each Unit has its own name and local identity – just like a Royal Navy ship – and each has its own uniformed Sea Cadet officers and instructors.Faversham Sea Cadet Unit is TS Hazard, named after the ship built in Faversham to go and fight the Spanish Armada. The Unit meets in the 15th century building of the same name in Conduit Street, which was once the town’s store.
At TS Hazard we have instructors qualified in Engineering, Seamanship, Communications, Physical Training, First Aid, Cook/Steward, Writer/ Stores, Sailing, Pulling, Powerboating, Adventure Training and Shooting.
Many of our activities have had to be postponed due to covid lockdown and other constraints. We will resume our programme once it is safe to do so.
The new Faversham Rowing Club, based for the moment in the Trust’s Purifier Building, is running two open weekends for people to have a go at rowing. The Trust’s newly launched skiff Avocet will be available. The invitation is...
The Mayor of Faversham, Cllr Alison Reynolds, took to the oars wearing her gold chain of office when the town’s first coastal rowing skiff ‘Avocet’ was launched in the Creek on Saturday. The boat was commissioned by the Creek Trust. Cheered...
Our annual fundraising plant sale will be at the Purifier Building on Saturday 29 May from 10am – 3pm. Donations of labelled plants would be very welcome: bring them along on the day. If you would like to help run...
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